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Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Residence: Richmond
Country: United States
BirthDay: 24 April 1934
Sigh: Taurus
Height: 1.7 m
Education: Washington-Lee High School

Shirley MacLaine was bornon 24 April 1934 in Richmond, American. Shirley MacLaine’s distinguished career constitutes a string of spunky portrayals that have passed the test of time and a veritable list of collaborations with the big guns of Hollywood. This iconic actress’s body of work which spans a period of 40 years is marked by several dramatic appearances and several award-winning performances in every decade. This highly respected actress has played glamorous to quirky characters on Broadway musicals, television series and movies. She has entertained and enthralled audiences all over the world with her varied roles in films including, a small-town girl, a prostitute, a First Lady, a free-spirited hippy, a vulnerable elevator operator, an eccentric piano teacher and a fashion goddess. She has appeared in more than 60 films (and counting), penned 12 books, and directed documentaries and an indie drama. She has often faced criticism for her fascination with new-age beliefs, including out-of-body experiences, multiple reincarnations and interest in the paranormal. However, she shows no sign of slowing down. She is now easily recognizable in supporting roles in films and television shows as everyone’s favourite crazy aunt or a bubbly grandmother. If you would like to learn more about this interesting personality, scroll further.


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Since 2012, she has been playing the role of Martha Levinson on the hit TV series, ‘Downtown Abbey’


She authored ‘I’m All Over That’: And Other Confessions’ in 2011, which became a best-seller offers an insight into her life and everything else related to love, marriage and home


Between 2007 and 2008, this celebrated actress was interviewed several times by CNN, NBC and Fox new channels for her interests in UFOs


She made her directorial debut with ‘Bruno’ in 2000 and she received nominations for her roles in ‘Hell on Heels: The Battle of May Kay’, ‘In her Shoes’ and ‘Coco Chanel’, throughout the new millennium


The following decade saw her fiery performances in ‘Postcards from the Edge’ and ‘Waiting for the Light’, both of which were released, in 1990


Her role as ‘Aurora Greenway’ in ‘Terms of Endearment’ in 1983 earned her several prestigious awards including an Academy Award


While promoting her book ‘I’m Over All That’, MacLaine revealed to Oprah Winfrey, that she was in an open relationship with her husband Steve Parker, whom she divorced, in 1982


In 1975, she wrote, produced and directed ‘The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir’, which was nominated for Academy Award in the best documentary category


In 1972, she was engaged in George McGovern’s campaign for presidency


‘The Apartment’, released in 1960, was a critical and commercial success that amassed $25 million at the box office


In 1956, she was cast in ‘Around the World in 80 Days’, and received her first Academy Award nomination for ‘Some Came Running’, released the next year


Shirley MacLaine garnered her first Golden Globe Award for her debut role as ‘Jennifer Rogers’ in Alfred Hitchcock’s, ‘The Trouble with Harry’ in 1955

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